Imagine a world where Australia produces little goods and services that may be taxed, and at the same time, loses out on billions of dollars of mining company revenue to China and India.
Iron ore prices are tipped to sag towards the end of the year as supply rises and steel demand fades, Citi says, adding to the list of banks that are calling time on an unexpected rally.
The legal battles of Indian billionaires Pankaj and Radhika Oswal are far from over after the Australian Taxation Office revealed it was further assessing the couple's tax affairs.
Fortescue Metals Group has smashed analyst expectations with a final dividend payout five times what it was last year.
Gold mining stocks have enjoyed a stellar year, and analysts find plenty of upside still to be realised.
China may be slowing, but a commodities rebound is under way and BHP knows where the next growth story is building.
China Investment Corp is leading a Chinese group in talks for an iron-ore streaming deal with Vale.
The chief executive and chairman of the Perth miner has been banned from managing companies for three years.
Indian mining giant Adani has overcome another legal challenge to its planned Carmichael coal mine, with the federal court rejecting a man's native title claim.
Michael Zhu, former global sales director at Vale, sees a tough 2017 for iron ore.
The legal battle between ANZ and billionaires Pankaj and Radhika Oswal is close to ending after the parties agreed to an in principle settlement.
After years of pain, coal becomes one of the hottest commodities of 2016 with prices soaring since mid-June - and Australia's miners are the biggest winners.
Debt in the world's top 30 steel companies totals a record $US150 billion, says accountancy firm EY.
Nickel's rally is only just getting started, so says China's biggest producer of the refined metal.
The ANZ Bank has re-entered settlement discussions with Pankaj and Radhika Oswal after explosive testimony from Mrs Oswal.
Evolution Mining shareholder Allan Gray says the miner has a strong portfolio and needs to "carry on with the status quo" rather than hunt for acquisitions. It came as Evolution swung to a net loss after tax of $24.35 million.
So what happens to the CEO's salary when a company delivers an $8 billion loss?
BHP Billiton just pumped $3.4 billion into its Canadian potash plant but now may 'mothball' the project.
What's most notable about the mining giant's results presentation on Tuesday was what was absent.
ANZ chief legal officer Bob Santamaria told the wife of billionaire businessman Pankaj Oswal, Radhika, that she and her husband and their children would be "orphans" if they did not sign a guarantee over her $1 billion stake in the couple's Burrup Fertilisers business, a court has heard.
Clive Palmer issued with Federal Court summons.
ron ore's 2016 rally may be about to face a challenge from the changing of the seasons.
BHP Billiton has committed to grow cash flow and declared commodity prices have stopped falling.
An allegedly forged signature, a finishing school in Switzerland and a fake fur coat – the battle between ANZ Bank and flamboyant Indian couple Pankaj and Radhika Oswal is heating up.
Once universally known as the Big Australian, BHP Billiton can now have little claim on that moniker.
BHP's $US6.38 billion ($8.3 billion) loss is the worst since the company was formed in 2001 through a merger of BHP and Billiton.
The crucial testimony of an Indian billionaire Radhika Oswal regarding her alleged mistreatment by the ANZ Bank has been delayed, fuelling speculation the two parties are locked in settlement talks.
Less than three years after developing the giant Cadia mine at a cost of $2 billion, its owner Newcrest is finalising plans which could boost output by more than a quarter.
Newcrest Mining shareholders will receive a dividend for the first time in 42 months.
Aurizon is reviewing options for its intermodal and bulk freight business after reporting an 88 per cent drop in net profit to $72 million.